According to the World Nuclear Association, 31 different countries operate nuclear power plants. The total output of these reactors represents 11 percent of the energy produced all around the world each year. Many countr... More » World View Social Sciences Population & Demography

Nuclear power is the production of energy derived from controlled, induced nuclear reactions. These reactions generally create heat that is then collected and used to run steam turbines that produce electricity. The most... More » Science Environmental Science

Nuclear power harnesses the energy from nuclear fission to heat water, using the steam to generate electricity. The controlled nuclear reaction in the heart of the reactor supplies the heat, and can be reduced or intensi... More » Business & Finance Industries

Nuclear power is generated via a process known as fission in nuclear power plants that are designed to convert the latent heat of radioactive decay into electrical power. The fuel for the reaction is any of a number of r... More »

The word "Caucasian" refers to the countries from the Caucasus region at the border of Europe and Asia. These countries include Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Russia and Turkey. More »

The 2014 CIA World Factbook lists 139 countries that have more women than men, including the United States and Canada. Estonia has the largest disparity with 0.84 men to every woman. More »

The five most populated countries in the world as of July 2015 are China, India, the United States, Indonesia and Brazil. China has a population of 1,367,485,388 and India has a population of 1,251,695,584. These are the... More » World View Social Sciences Population & Demography